Principal Dr. Linda Sheppard 

School Hours:  9:15am-3:30pm | Early Release:  9:15am-1:00pm

This school is temporarily located at:
18100 Washington Grove Lane
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Vision Statement 

We at Candlewood Elementary School recognize the individual needs of our student body. We see our school as a learning environment conducive to developing the fullest potential of each of our students in a safe learning environment which promotes positive social interactions.



Upcoming Events

Friday, November 28
Holiday - Thanksgiving

Tuesday, December 09
InView Testing for Grade 2 students

Wednesday, December 10
InView Testing for Grade 2 students

Thursday, December 11
InView Testing for Grade 2 students

Friday, December 12
PTA Cultural Arts Assembly “Hooked on Books”

Friday, December 19
Last Day of School for Candlewood before Winter Break

Monday, December 22
Packing Day - No School for Students

Tuesday, December 23
Unpacking Day - No School for Students

Wednesday, December 24
Holiday - Christmas Eve

Thursday, December 25
Holiday - Christmas

Recent News

  • Moving to the New Candlewood

    Candlewood will be closing two days before winter break begins.  This will allow staff time for packing, unpacking and setting up space in the new site.  Instruction will resume when the students return from the holiday on January 5, 2015.  

  • Add Money to Your Child's Lunch Account

    Click the link above to access My Lunch Money and add money to your child's lunch account.

  • Student Absences

    Is your student sick?


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